Piano technics, The interpretational
applications of the pieces from classicals up to romantics,
analysis of musical esthetics and interpretation, at piano and
singing (opera). Harmony and contrapoint.
Musical Personality (Characteristics)
Exhibits his original expressions with his harmonic dissonance perception through the synthesis that he
attains by applying amodal and atonal technics inspired
by turkish harmonic and rythmic music while using his
vivid melodic romantic mood touched by lyric
Education and Training
Trombone, 1963, G.A. (Graduate of Arts) Degree at the Department of Composition - Ankara State Conservatory, 1969
Studies on Composition and Orchestra Conductorship - Rome Santa Cecilia Conservatory 1978
Completed his composition studies under the supervision of
Mr. A. Adnan Saygun, Mr. Guido Turchi and his
studies on orchestra conductorship under the supervision of
Mr. H. Ferit Alnar, Mr. Franco Ferrera, Mr.
George Hurst, Mr. Trence Lovett.
Courses for Orchestra Conducting
Academy of Chigiana in Siena, Italy, Ernest Read Music Association and Canford Summer School of Music, Great Britain, Master course in Vienna, Salzburg Mozarteum Academy (1977-1981) Austria.
The Organising Committee's recognition
letter during Centennial Birthday Memoriam of Atatürk
The Composer Çetin Işıközlü has been awarded by the
General Staff Commander for his composition of Turkish Army
Symphony in 1988.
During 1994-1995 season, the composer was granted the award
"Successful National Composer" at opera and ballet arts by
the Ministry of Culture, for the first time in Turkey.
The same year he has been invited as an orchestra conductor
to International Symphonical Music Festival organised at Bishkek
the capitol of Kirghizistan and rewarded with an Honour Certificate
by the Ministery of Culture of Republic of Kirghizistan.
The Composer has been awarded by the Ministery of National
Defense his composition of Turkish Army Symphony in 1988.
The Award of Art of the Year 2000 has been forwarded by Hacettepe
University State Conservatory.
Current Career / Employment
Lecturer at Hacettepe University Ankara State
Conservatory and at the University of Bilkent, Faculty of Music
and Stage Arts.
ORCHESTRA CONDUCTORSHIP (The Orchestras
Conducted by the Composer)
The Composer conducted a program
of his compositions performed by the Italian Artists at the
Turkish Embassy in Rome 1976,
Judith ballet, played by the Presidential Symphony Orchestra
and recorded and broadcasted by TV (TRT) 1977,
Symphonic Phantasia at Landestheater Detmold Opera Orchestra at a television recording realized by the ARD Television Agency as ballet performance in 1981.
He has also conducted the Philarmonie Westfalen Orchestra
as Guest Artist at Giessen Stadt Theater during the Concert-Gala
performed on the occasion of it's 75th Establishment Anniversary
1982, solists: violin, State Artist Ayla Erduran, soprano:
Karen Middleton, tenor: Seppo Ruohonen.
Mittelhessisches Sinfonieorchester (created by himself), İzmir State Symphony Orchestra, Mimar Sinan University Istanbul State Conservatory Orchestra,
New Music Orchestra of Ankara Main City Municipality and Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory Grand Symphony Orchestra, Kirgizhistan State Academic Symphony Orchestra. Azerbaijanian State Symphonic Orchestra, Georgian State Symphonic Orchestra, Bilkent Symphonic Orchestra, Çukurova State Symphonic Orchestra, Bursa Province State Symphonic Orchestra.
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||"Opera Tarihi / History of Opera"
||"25 Türk Bestecisi / 25 Turkish
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||"Müzik Kılavuzu / Musical Guide"
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(Ballet, 1 Act, Op.1, 1967)
AND SONG (Chamber Music, Op.2, 1968)
LEGEND OF MOUNT ARARAT "Gülbahar" (Opera, 3 Acts, Op.4, 1972)
ARMY SUPPLY DIVISION MARCH (Op.5, 1972)
ARMY SYMPHONY (Symphonic Fantasia, Op.6, 1973)
CONCERTO (Op.7, 1976)
FOR TWO PIANOS (Op.9, 1988)
(Solo piano, Op.11, 1990)
AND PEACE (Opera 2 acts, Op.12, 1991)
CONCERTO (Op.13, 1993)
THE LIPS TO THE HEART (Opera 3 Acts, Op.14, 1994)
CONCERTO (Op.15, 1997)
(For Voice and Piano, Op.16, 1998)
AND SELVİHAN (Ballet, 2 Acts, Op.10, 1989)
(Opera, 3 Acts, Op.17, 2001)
NEW WORLD (Symphony No.1, Op.18, 2004)
CRAZY TURKS (Opera Three Acts ) Op.20, 2006
THE HEROES OF ÇANAKKALE ( The
Epic Oratorio ) Op.19, 2005
TUNES OF THE OPPER EUPHRATES (Piano)
A CALL FOR PEACE FROM CANAKKALE
opera (1 act) Op.22
DREAM (Symphonical Poem, Op.3, 1970)
FOR PIANO (German, Op.8, 1982)